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of the democratic party. the former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. enterring the u.s. district courthouse with his wife to plowed guilty to federal charges. >> anything can you share today? >> reporter: this was one of the first public sightings of jackson since he disappeared from and resigned from congress last year, citing the treatment of bipolar disorder and he later admitted in court to using $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. court papers say that includes a rolex watch, hdtv, travel, meals, and memorabilia from shen rities like michael jackson -- celebrities like michael jackson. the lawyer claims bipolar disorder played a key role in jackson's crimes. >> he has serious health issues and we're going to talk with them extensively with the court and they're related to his present predicament and that is not an excuse but a fact. >> reporter: in court, jesse jackson jr. said i did those things. as the judge read the charges. when asked if he was taking medication for his bipolar disorder that affected his judgement, jackson said, no, i have never been more clearer in my
jesse jackson, jr. stole campaign money and blew it on a fur cape, a mounted elk head and a used michael jackson fedora. >> bad decision. >> great decision making on what he bought. >> coming up, we got diane cannon. >> how long do you wait before  >> attention "tmz" viewers do you love "tmz" so much you want to wear it on your body? before you get that painful tattoo, check out the "tmz" store. we've got everything like shirts and hats and beanies and more shirts. got a cold dog, then you're a horrible owner so get him a dog hoodie. love to drink coffee, then pick up a hat. >> want to be like harvey? no. well you can still buy a sippy cup any way. come to "tmz" store.com where our motto is all major credit cards accepted. >> you're looking at the most hated man in u.s. politics. a man who stole almost a million bucks from his campaign and blew it on -- well really cool stuff. jesse jackson, jr. and this video is about to get awesome. >> we got jesse jackson, jr. in d.c. it's the first time since he pled guilty to spending $750,000 on personal stuff. >> a f
tonight about the misfortunes of another prominent politician, former congressman jesse jackson jr. of chicago, who is charged with using campaign funds to finance an appetite for expensive jewelry, furs, and other luxury items. we'll get that story tonight from nbc's national investigative correspondent michael isikoff. >> reporter: the day after former congressman jesse jackson jr. was charged with misusing campaign funds, the downfall of the once rising political star has shaken his hometown of chicago. >> i find the level of theft on his part stunning. >> you have to learn from your mistakes. that's all. we'll pray for hill. >> reporter: jackson was charged friday with diverting $750,000 in campaign funds for personal benefit, including $43,000 for a gold plated rolex. nearly $19,000 for michael jackson memorabilia. $10,000 for bruce lee items. $5,100 for fur capes and parkas. and $5,000 for a football signed by u.s. presidents. >> using campaign contributions for these kinds of personal expenditures is way over the line. you just can't do it. >> reporter: jackson's wife sandra
former illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., and his wife. just moments ago, jackson entered a plea of guilty for misusing campaign funds for personal use. our bruce johnson joins us live. >> reporter: jc, we're here even though he's an illinois congressman, the name jesse jackson, the jesse jackson family is quite known in this country, almost royalty in the civil rights movement and in democratic circles. jesse jackson, jr., 47 years old, the disgraced resigned congressman from illinois was here in u.s. district court as you say a short time ago. he arrived with his attorney, entered a guilty plea inside federal court to wire and mail fraud and false statements charges. actually one charge, all of that was wrapped into a conspiracy charge. he's looking at more than five years in prison, a fine of $250,000. now, legal experts don't expect him to get that much. they do expect him to do some prison time. you know he was treated for a bipolar disorder. we don't know how that will come into play. the reverend jesse jackson was here along with his wife, jackie, and four of their other s
have new information on jesse jackson, jr.'s crimes and what's likely to happen to him. that's next. you're watching your only local news at 7:00 on wusa9. : jesse, jackson, jr., facing prison time after pleading guilty to misusing campaign funds. on his way out of the courthouse, the former congressman spoke with bruce johnson. >> one of the country's best known political names. one of the country's best known civil rights names, but the former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., and his wife, both left u.s. district court today convicted felons. >> just a quick message. not a proud day. i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> i fully understand the consequences of my actions. i have no interest in wasting the taxpayer's time. that's part of what former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., told a judge today. weeping quietly at times, while pleading guilty to one felony conspiracy count. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct and those who were in court so he did precisely that. >> his entire famous family was there. his father, the civil rights icon, his m
of questions to jesse jackson, jr. >> he stole $750,000 of campaign money and blew it on a mounted elk's head and a used fedora. >> he was like the blank check. >> if you could fly a plane with anybody dead or alive, who would it be? >> you want to make it back? >> i didn't say the last flight. >> psycho mike has some advice for the ladies. >> there are three things you can do to make you look hotter to most men. >> taking your birth control. >> no worries now. >> no worries except aids and herpes. >> it's not a kid. >> we got moby. >> when you tour in japan, do you use the bidets? >> why wouldn't they do that here? >> you wouldn't have to go outside and use the hose. >> when are we going to get that bidet? >> hi neighbor. >> it's oscar time which means all the big stars are flocking to hollywood to get free stuff because they are all cheap bastards like jessica alba or perhaps the biggest star of all nominated for best performance by a 42-year-old pretending to be 18 courtney stodden. >> what are you doing? >> i'm here for the oscar sweet giveaway. should be fun. >> we now go to oscar himsel
>> pelley: tonight, a political star falls to earth. jesse jackson, jr., pleads guilty to corruption. dean reynolds on how the congressman looted the funds of his donors. beware the first of march. that's when hundreds of thousands of workers will see their paychecks cut if the president and congress can't make a deal. >> this is one of the least -- or the most distasteful tasks i have faced in my four years in this job. >> pelley: reports from david martin and chip reid. a bail hearing for olympic runner oscar pistorius turns into a preview of his murder trial. emma hurd on how the defense tried to tear apart the prosecution's case. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. good evening. under the law, donations to a political campaign must be spent on the campaign. but today jesse jackson, jr., pleaded guilty to spending $750,000 of his donors' money on a lavish life-style. federal prosecutors say the looting began seven years ago, nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is facing jail time after pleading guilty after misusing thousands of dollars from campaign funds with his famous father in the courtroom, a tearful jackson apologized to his family and to the people in chicago. >> reporter: for jesse jackson jr. the walk into the courthouse was the end of a slow-motion fall from grace. he told a judge, for years i have lived off my campaign, admitting that he took money received in political contributions and made 3,000 purchases for himself and his wife over the past seven years. a $43,000 gold watch. $19,000 for one of michael jackson's guitars. 16,000 there are for a pair of alcade. total value $750,000. >> jesse jackson jr. had the drive, the ability, and the talent to be the voice of a new generation. but he squandered that talent. >> reporter: as he left, jackson was apologetic. >> not a proud day. >> reporter: but his lawyers at age 47, he still has a promising future. >> a man that talented, that devoted to public service, a man who has done so much for so many, has another day, there will be another chapter
ay the looting began seven years ago nearly half the time jackson has represented his chicago district in congress. jackson pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make false statements in his campaign finance reports, mail fraud, and wire fraud. jackson's wife pleaded guilty to filing false income tax reports. the former congressman is the son of jesse jackson. he was born in 1965 on the very same month that his fatherd from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today jackson, jr. told the judge "i have misled the american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself his family and his house. his wife sandra a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer reed weingarten said it was a difficult morning. >> it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct and those who were in co
. >>> and jesse jackson junior in really big trouble tonight accused of spending thousands of dollars in campaign funds on his own personal stuff. wait until you hear what hey anon!! i'm b,e lk ath taste... i d urax. i thghyowe aaxxpt? majotastesdvti foprars toy,'m mteplbe withnoaxxpiee necear" aturta y oy taner frompa e otaatrns- l alaxxpts ..hah&blk or a alotr jotastes >>> prosecutors say they will likely charge a woman in connection with the murder of an elderly man in alexandria. the 45-year-old marie johnson and today she went before a judge charged with robbing a man's home back in november. she had been a tenant. johnson is now implicated in the murder of the man, 94-year-old joe wars, a stepson found his body on wednesday. >>> well, prosecutors in south africa are seeking premeditated murder charges against the double amputee sprinter who made headlines. he broke down crying today in court. he's accused of killing his model girlfriend on valentine's day. >>> well, did your mom ever embarrass you in front of your classmates? we're guessing whatever she did, it was not as bad as what this
>> is a difficult night for the jackson family tomorrow botha difficult night for the jackson family. our top story seen around the country tonight. we are outside the jackson home in washington d.c. where they live. it is very quiet out here we are just steps away from the jackson home there is not a light on inside that we can see from the street level here it's because it is a very big day in court for both mr. and mrs. jackson tomorrow they're expected to be in court at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning chicago time. the $750,000 they say he pulled from his campaign account and used for personal expenses spending lavishly on himself as well as personal family members his wife is expected to appear before a judge later. december 12, 1995 it political star was born 18 years later jesse jackson jr. is rising star has fallen it casts shadows on the life of his wife of more than 20 years, cindy jackson. they could send either one of them or both of them to prison. jesse jackson jr. has not been seen publicly for months setting mental illness this roll-callrobotic call was apparently e
capitol hill to the courthouse and maybe to prison jesse jackson jr. is not the first law maker to make this journey but he's the one pleading guilty as we speak. no bail yet for the blade runner but the defense scores points as new details emerge from the death of his model girlfriend. >>> this used to be the place to see and be seen in kansas city. today it is a smoldering ruin and a woman is still unaccounted for. >> we begin at this hour at the d.c. course where jesse jackson jr. son of the civil rights icon former congressman from chicago is pleading guilty to skimming, making shoveling money from his campaign kofers. we're talking $43,000 for a watch, furs and cashmere clothing. two hats worn by michael jackson, almost $10,000 for children's furniture and a football autographed by u.s. presidents. illegally diverted and due to be paid back. that's not all. lisa sylvester is outside the courthouse. we're talking about the possibility of jail time. >> reporter: that's right. in fact, the preceding are still going on as we speak. i just came out minutes ago. they are all inside the c
in the disappearance of kevin collins. this is man san francisco police knew mostly as wayne jackson. he had at least four aliases, and that's what threw police off his trail. >> based on jackson's description, his residence on masonic avenue, his ownership of a large black dog, and his criminal history, we are investigating jackson as a person of interest in this case. >> reporter: jackson was 6 feet tall, blond, and had a black dog, just like the person last seen talking to collins in february of 1984 at masonic and oak streets in san francisco. jackson lived on masonic. >> it's hard to look at it and not think, you know, that this is it, or this was very, very likely that this is what happened. >> reporter: kevin's brother steven found out last night from police that when kevin vanished, officers knew of jackson's 1991 connection to a kidnapping and molestation of a 7-year-old boy in san francisco. in february of '84, police interviewed jackson, and they searched his house. >> so that's my brother mike and myself here, gary, and kevin. >> reporter: but in 1984, police did not know about jackson's
jackson up here. (applause) >> she recently had a birthday party at her second home, the southeast community center, and it was hundreds of people there, several hundred because people -- she had it from 3:00 to 8:00. i brought the whole family. we had an opportunity to take a photo op with her, and i will be selling that on ebay. [laughter] >> but it was amazing program. it was well attended. it gave me opportunity to connect with a lot of people i haven't seen in a long time. it was music. it was a lot of children who were singing and your party just really moved me. >>> thank you. >> i wanted to personally thank you for the work that you do and keeping me out of trouble. [laughter] >> so, with that -- >> we have a resolution. i would like the commissioners to each state a couple whereases starting with commissioner vietor, the first two. >> congratulations, first of all. >>> thank you. >> very proud and honored to be able to present the part of the presentation of this resolution. whereas dr. espinola jackson exemplifies tireless community leadership and dedication to advancing
coalition it's an honor to hold this today and jesse jackson and against violence prevention and that we can represent that well in the season of peace and we bring forward carolyn scott for our opening prayer of this peace hour. >> thank you reverend bryant. bow your heart with me. a discussion on the importance of interface based leadership on the city's violence prevention initiative predict and organize for a safer san francisco is where we're opening up in prayer. iicizea and "it shall come to pass before they call i will answer and yet while they are speaking i will "hear". mayor lee you spoke briefly at the interfaith breakfast and called out for help how do we get to our youth who are disenfranchised and not connected. you asked that you dependd and asked for the help of clergy and the religious community. you said you asked because you and the civic leaders and the departments cannot do it alone. we are here to pray for that reason. you went on to say our future leaders inherit what we do and all that we fail to do. at this breakfast the response from mrs. rita simel of the s
that his father marched from selma to montgomery with martin luther king, jr. today, jackson, jr., told the judge, "i have misled the t american people." here's dean reynolds. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., entered the courthouse quickly and then struggled with his emotions inside as he pleaded guilty to charges he spent campaign funds on himself, his family and his house. his wife sandra, a former chicago alderman, also pleaded guilty. as he left court, jackson apologized. >> i'm sorry i let everybody down. >> reporter: jackson's lawyer, reed weingarten, said it was a difficult morning. >> but it was a morning that had to come. jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct, and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: david miller is a jackson friend and former state legislator. did you see this coming? >> no, not really. i think it was a surprise to all of us. >> reporter: is there an acute sense of disappointment in that district? >> oh, absolutely. at one point, he was a shining star, young, good looking, articulate. >> reporter: over the las
. sound like nickel and diming? it could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. >>> also, jesse jackson jr.'s road from congress to the courthouse. to the possibility of a long stretch in prison. the campaign cash he took and what was bought with. we'll tell you about that shortly. >>> but we begin with a killing that has captivated and confounded millions of people around the world. captivated because of the death of a glamorous model allegedly at perhaps the bravest olympic athlete in modern memory. it could not be more stirring or tragic in and of itself. it's confounding because each day brings more news that doesn't establish in any clear direction whether oscar pistorius, the blade return, shot reeva steenkamp dead after a loud, long argument or whether it was a horrific accident. tonight, for the first time anywhere, the victim's brother, adam, says that he and the family are no less confounded, no less torn. our conversation just ahead. first, pretoria, south africa, and day two of a bail hearing that's playing out more like a complete trial. robyn curnow reports. >> reporter: a po
>>> holding back tears. former congressman jesse jackson, jr., admits to stealing campaign funds. >> the prison time jackson and his wife now face. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> several years in prison. that's the sentence illinois congressman jesse jackson, jr., is facing after admitting in court, he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal use. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington. >> reporter: jesse jackson, jr., wiped tears from his eyes as the judge read charges against him. the former congressman admitted to spending more than $700,000 in campaign cash on personal items and said he misled the american people. >> jesse needed to come to terms with his misconduct, and those who were in court saw that he did precisely that. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch, $9,000 on furniture. and more than 5,000 on expensive clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday, facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. j
was known as wayne jackson. but the man in the spotlight now went by many names before dying of natural causes in the sunset here in san francisco in 2008. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime led to the search of jackson's old home where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where kevin collins disappeared in 1984. jackson was a suspect from the start because thee years earlier, he spent six months in jail for lewd acts on a 7-year-old. >> he had a dog similar to the dog that the suspects were seen to have. >> reporter: still at the time, police came up short. >> he was detained, interviewed, allowed a search of the same house we just did the search warrant on, and a photo spread was shown to the two witnesses that described the suspect with the large black dog, and they weren't able to pick him out of the family code spread. >> reporter: what police didn't know is that jackson was also
. >>> former congressman jesse jackson, junior pleaded guilty to stealing campaign funds. jackson and his wife are if federal court in washington dc. jackson was charged with misusing more than $750,000 in those funds. prosecutors said he used the money for personal expenses and lavish gifts including a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former chicago city council sandi jackson is going to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. >>> in 10 days $75 billion in cuts is set to take effect. the president is issuing a stern warning to congress again. real people are going to lose their jobs. congress isn't in session and won't be back until next week. >>> we are waiting to find out who bought a winning mega millions ticket from the gas station in mount erie. state lottery officials say a ticket worth $26 million was sold at a shell station. the cash option is $19 million. here are the winning numbers that were drawn, 1, 15, 19, 30 with the mega ball of 28. >>> it is still shaping up to be a cold day here. lots of clouds around. we saw a few peaks of sunshine earlier this morning. could the weat
yeah. when it rains it pours. i think michael jackson gets too much press though. 'cause he's one guy, the catholic church is like the microsoft of pedophilia. like giants in the industry. he's running a mom and pop operation with like the ferris wheel, couple lamas. - i mean shamon. - [laughter and applause] and i blame the parents for letting the kids sleepover his house, you know. that's ridiculous to let your kid sleepover michael jackson's house because they were seduced by fame. that's what it came down to, because it was michael jackson. i'm pretty sure if germaine or tito had a sleepover there'd be a lot of no's on that e-vite. a lot of leftover jesus juice at that jamboree. jesus juice, that was brilliant. you know priests had to be like, damn, why didn't we think of that? it was right in front of us the whole time. i think the jackson family works for the government. that's my new theory, i think every time the government needs a distraction they call up the jackson's. "yeah, hello janet, "we're gonna need you to whip out a titty at the superbowl. "yeah. yeah. and tell m
>>> former congressman jesse jackson jr. is facing federal charges. how much money prosecutors say he stole from his campaign and what he allegedly used money to buy. >> beyonce's second d.c. show sold out this morning in one minute, why experts say most fans never had a chance to get a ticket. >> later on the news edge dedicated fans camp out for days in the cold wet weather for a pair of shoes, why police want to be there when the shoes go on sale at 11:00. >> keep it right here. fox 5 news at 10:00 is coming right back.  >>> well, i bet you're one of these folks like me, dozens frustrated beyonce fans in the d.c. area tonight, they missed out on tickets to her first july concert. today they missed out on a chance to get tickets on the second july date when the tickets sold out in a matter of seconds. tonight they want to know how is that possible? fox 5's maureen umeh has the story. >> a lot of fans have been sounding off on our facebook and twitter pages calling for an investigation into ticketmaster and other places that sell tickets. they want to know how tickets w
that the intruder was in the home and the killing an accident. >>> wiping aware tears, jesse jackson, jr. pleaded guilty to fraud in a washington courtroom this morning. the former illinois congressman admits that he used more than $750,000 of campaign money for his personal use. >> he had to come to terms for conduct that people who care about him find very hard to understand. >> jackson's wife also pleaded guilty to fraud in a separate hearing. the couple faces several years in prison for spending campaign cash on luxury items including a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson will be sentenced in june. >>> their nightmare voyage could be a ticket to an amazing deal for you. the deep discounts we found and the best chances for you to get nearly 80% off a cruise line vacation. >> a health warning at a north bay high school. the student hospitalized with a potentially deadly contagious infection. [ no microphone ] [ inaudible ] >> wait until you see where this snow was. i'll show you to you coming up. >> and no more heartburn. the revolutionary device that's
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. >> jesse jackson jr. could face up to five years in prison after admitting to misusing $70,000 in campaign funds. he will also plead guilty to charges of filing of all -- of false tax return. rebecca cooper a has more in our newsroom. >> he said he did not want to waste time or money. the recently-resigned congressman did plead guilty and his wife pleads guilty to tax fraud. now they plead for leniency as the defense is the picture of the remorseful politicians struggling with mental illness. jesse jackson jr. was grim-faced when he arrived at court accompanied by his publicist judy smith. his lawyer, a well-known defense attorney, did speak to reporters, making it clear that jackson's hospitalization for bipolar disease would be part of his defense. >> it turns out that jesse has serious health issues. many of you know about the. we will talk about them extensively with the court's. these health issues are related to his present predicament. >> there is a list of items jackson is accused of buying with campaign funds including a rolex watch, children's furniture, $5,000 for furs, and thou
it is like to work and live together. they will >> in entertainment news, fans of michael jackson may want to make plans to get to vegas. >> a new show -- it is opening this summer. it is called "michael jackson grumman one a." -- "michael jackson i." the show is the second collaboration between this company and jackson's estate. the first production was the traveling show. >> cynne simpson and arch campbell are in california to cover the academy awards. >> did you see him in his tuxedo? before he left, he gave us his tips for who he thinks will be the big winners. >> this is oscar buzz. many oscar contest feel like a good election, too close to call. >> all men are created equal. >> jones was the early favorite to win best supporting actor. his competition includes robert deniro, the obsessive compulsive father. >> when light reaches out like a moment, it is the senate to not treat -- cannot reach back. >> i think his rousing finale speech will win and best supporting actor. >> having sex with everybody in the office. >> any women? >> yes. >> how about the best actors contest? jennifer la
to cuba's small jewish population. >>> former illinois congressman, jesse jackson, jr., could be facing years in prison. danielle nottingham reports. he could get years in prison. >> reporter: former congressman jesse jackson, jr., left a courthouse in washington, after admitting he spent more than $700,000 in campaign funds on permanent items. >> did you say you're sorry you let everybody down? >> i'm sorry i let everyone down. >> reporter: jackson spent $43,000 on a rolex watch. $9,000 on furniture. and more than $5,000 on expensive clothe clothes. his wife sandra was also in court wednesday. facing her own charge of filing false income tax returns. jackson, the son of a civil rights leader, spent 17 years in congress, before taking a leave of absence for bipolar disorder. and then resigning. >> those health issues are directly related to his predicament. that's not an excuse. it's just a fact. >> reporter: jackson made the admission as part of his guilty plea. but the judge said several in times in court, he is not bound by the sentenc
photos of a man they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san francisco police say jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two juveniles in canada. he got out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was
they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san francisco police say jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two juveniles in canada. he got out of prison in 1984. it was the same year kevin collins was abducted. using a di
to talk a little bit about espinola jackson and the water system improvement project and the bond measure. may i take the liberty to first wish one of your commissioners on friday, it's your birthday and that's because you are my facebook. [laughter] >>> and i want to wish -- i want to express my deep condolances to karen cubic on the passing of her father. karen is -- karen, myself share something very deep and i appreciate her very hard work. now, having said that, on espinola jackson, you know that she is one of the last leaders left that can do what she does, you know. she does it openly and she's very forthright, and i appreciate very much on behalf of the whole community the bayview hunters point for what you all did for her today. and god will bless you for that. on the water system improvement project, we have accomplished a lot. and my only hope is that understanding what we did with the water system improvement project, that we bring forward the finer projects and apply them to the sewer system improvement project. now, regarding the bonds, i have had a few occasions to sit down
congressman jesse jackson, jr. prosecutors say he spent $750,000 in campaign money on himself.fu including furniture at his home in northwest washington. that's where nancy cordes is tonight. nancy? >> reporter: anthony, according to these court documents00 jackson spent more than $9,000r this on children's furniture for this house using campaign funds, and that that was one of the more mundane purchases. he has been charged with one count of conspiracy, which is punishable by up to five years in prison. prosecutors paint 47-year-old jesse jackson, jr., as a profligate spender who used campaign donations to indulge frivolous and expensive whims. $43,000 on a gold-plated men's a gol rolex watch. $5,000 on fur capes and parkas. and a long list of bruce lee and michael jackson memorabilia, including a $4,000 guitar and a $4,600 fedora. prosecutors say tens of thousands more went to pay down personal credit cards. jackson, jr., came to congress pe in 1995, the promising and personable son of a civil rights leader, the reverend jesse jackson. last summer, the congressman disappeared for a month
by the rise and fall of jesse jackson, jr., and that's where we're going to start. the former illinois democratic congressman is going to prison. today he pleaded guilty to taking $750,000 in campaign funds for personal use. items such as a $43,000 rolex, fur capes, and memorabilia from michael jackson and bruce lee. the list goes on and most of it so ridiculous. outside of the courtroom, jackson said tell everybody back home i'm sorry. he could spend up to four years nine months in prison. he is scheduled to be sentenced on june 28th. so what happens to his snaet >> next tuesday voters will go to the poll to select his replacement. it is a primary so the democratic candidate is likely to be a shoe in. the super pac spending a reported $2 billion to defeat debbie halvorson. here is one of the adds. >> halvorson received an a-plus rating from the nra. debbie halvorson's record more guns in the hands of criminals. >> halvorson who lost to jackson in last year's primary says it's ridiculous that bloomberg is trying to buy the race. she posted that quote . . . and we're g
congressman jesse jackson jr. that could put him behind bars. please guilty to misusing campaign funds for nearly three months the rev. jesse jackson mob during an appearance today a brush of questions about that report the deal between his son and the fed's they will have to wait for the appropriate time he said they say that they haven't heard what the details are and they have not asked. i think they note that there are thousands and thousands of people who feel as i have expressed that it is so unfortunate that this scenario has developed. jesse jackson jr. and his wife has been neither seen nor heard from there has been no activity around their home we learned that the couple has been living out of their washington d.c. town house to avoid the crush of chicago media. the jail time is likely under a blind plea agreement that would leave the former congressman's fate in the hands of a federal judge in washington. this is true and if this is what comes on then i think that probably jackson's lawyers have decided who would rather rolled the dice and take a chance with whatever we get
... the show of family support from outside rainbow push headquarters.. as santita and jonathan jackson spoke briefly about their brother jessie junior.. jonathon jackson/jesse jackson jr. brother the gravity has affected our family and we felt the impact of so many peoples prayers and were appreciative of everyone whos kept us in their prayers well keep them in ours as well the former second district congressman is charged with using campaign funds for personal items including furs... a 46-hundred dollar fedora once owned by michael jackson and a 5-thousand dollar football signed by two u-s presidents. he faces up to five years in prison and a 250-thousand dollar fine... his wife, former chicago alderman sandi jackson, who resigned last month, also faces prison time and fines... accused of understating the couples income on their tax returns for six years. the patriarch of the family, reverand jesse jackson, is in washington d-c this weekend to be with his son, who the family says is still undergoing medical care. jesse junior took leave from his congressional duties starting in june. wh
have admired the whole of my professional life, if not my whole life, reverend jackson has been an inspiration to me in everything he has done. i grew up knowing who this man is, and what he represents and the struggles he went through to have a national conversation in every major city and he's going to tell you about other things going on. perhaps even worse than san francisco or oakland or san jose, but i can't rest on the lores that we might be better in employment. we might be better not having that many homicides but we lost a lot of the african-american community in the last 10-20 years. we lost the redevelopment agency that gave a lot of promises. i am trying to keep those promises, but i've got to find more and better ways to interrupt the violence, and i want today to register a personal appeal to our religious leaders to help me do that, find ways. i suspect it's not about money. it's not about numbers of jobs. it's about who we talk about and who we relate to, and how can we penetrate barriers or vacuums where there is no conversations going on? how do we ta
had a sixth. sueance knew him as kelly jackson meeting him in 1979. the friendship lasting a daek dek yaid. >> they made me coffee and we were close and neighbors. >> jackson wanted in canada under another al ai. s for a 1973 kidnapping and sexual assault two of juvenile autos they said he'd gotten into trouble in canada. so goitsing to cause problems staying here. and so he knew how to change his identity norkt to leave a paper trail. i think they were conscious about living under the radar. >> jackson never told her he was a fugitive for molesting juf nilz. susan says she didn't know for sure but there are signs he might have liked young boys he did tell me a story it was, had a sexual component about a young boy. >> susan says jackson told bher a boy lifting next door he looked at the child's bedroom window watching him explore his sexuality. >> just way he told the story made me go to the oh, that is, that makes me uncomfortable thinking this is over the line he probably had a sort of interest in younger boys. >> witnesses say they saw kevin talking to a tall blond man with a dog.
thompson, brenda jackson and miss virginia marshal and then jake kosac and leona hunter, nathan apple and linda cook and you have two minutes each. >> good evening to president nkoyo iyamba and vice president fewer and carranza and all board members and all assembled. i stand proudly as the president of the san francisco alliance of black school educators to introduce you to two women who will enlighten you on the grass roots organization that are in commitment to the students of san francisco, but most importantly, supportive to our african american youth. first i would like to present, our vice president, virginia marshal, chair person, of the world reknowned african american honor roll. brenda jackson of the third, and musical and step competition. >> and school is in session, good evening. >> what is the news? i have good news to share. before i get to the good news, i just want to say to president norton and fewer and superintendent carranza and staff and the president of uesf and ladies ladies and gentlemen and our beloved ester. i have a special thank you for what happened nex
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